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. >> no, you don't. you make fun of me. >> well, for clear reasons. >>> anyway, anna wintour, the most feared name in american fashion, now she could be taking the no-nonsense attitude to the international stage. how about that? >> saw the next move and everything. >> as we mentioned yesterday during "the skinny," the "vogue" editor is being considered for a job as u.s. ambassador to britain for france. abc's david wright looks at her legacy. >> reporter: she's a woman renowned for exquisite taste and withering looks. the inspiration for meryl streep's character in "the devil wears prada." >> you have no style or sense of fashion. >> i think that depends on what -- >> no, no, wasn't a question. >> reporter: a portrayal anna wintour may not have enjoyed but she told barbara walters she respected it. >> did you recognize any part of yourself? >> well, i'm a very decisive person, so if meryl seemed somewhat strong, i respect that. >> reporter: she is the single most powerful woman in the fashion industry. her influence felt not just on the runway but in the shopping malls, too, as the doc
of his plum posts. "vogue" editor in chief anna wintour was the model for meryl streep's character in "the devil wears prada." but does she have what it takes to be a top diplomat? david wright sizes her up. >> reporter: in terms of the nice tis of protocol, america could not ask for a more sophisticated representative abroad. as ambassador to the court of st. james, anna wintour would know what to wear to a royal wedding or state dinner. as ambassador to france, she would be right at home, too. france's former first lady was a "vogue" cover girl. americans know anna wintour mostly through meryl streep in "the devil wears prada." >> you have no style or sense of fashion. >> i think that depends on what your -- >> no, no. it wasn't a question. >> reporter: a character whose exquisite taste is only matched by her devastating lack of charm. wintour may not have liked that portrayal. but, as she told barbara walters, she respected it. >> did you recognize any part of yourself? >> i'm a very decisive person. so if meryl seemed some what strong, i respect that. >> reporter: a diplomatic
's just sad. >>> let's move on here to anna wintour, editor in chief of vogue. add the title of ambassador to her name? president obama is considering pointing her as ambassador to either briton or france. it would be the president's way of thanking her for raising a lot of money for his re-election. >> i'm no expert on anna wintour, but i have seen the devil wears prada. that does not reflect diplomacy, to me. when i see that movie, i don't think -- >> did you watch the end? >> could play nice to the president of france. the people like ron will go to work on her staff that have to worry about this. >> would she consider that a promotion or demotion? >> she runs vogue, so that would be a demotion. >> exactly right. i think it would be a step down. >> those are both very important posts. they actually matter. the people who occupy those posts don't just do social stuff. they do a lot of real, hard work. it would be interesting to see if she's appointed. >>> students at this one elementary school in atlanta now attending class in a different building this morning. there was a carbon monoxid
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